WHAT: Road closures for SLO Marathon + Half Marathon 2017 (new courses)

WHEN: Sunday, April 30, 2017

WHERE: San Luis Obispo surrounding area and downtown

CONTACT: Kelly Druse, Race Director, kelly@raceslo.com

For the safety of the runners and walkers on the race course, select streets will be closed or closed to thru traffic on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 3:00am to 3:00pm. Most locations will only be impacted for specific windows of time in that range. Please allow extra time if traveling throughout town and expect minor delays on Sunday, April 30. Affected areas are detailed in printable Neighborhood Access maps with timing impacts, flow of runners, etc. at the website link below.

The San Luis Obispo Police Department, California Highway Patrol and professional traffic control staff will be at all points controlling traffic as well as allowing cross traffic where possible.

NOTE: Closed road signs will be along the route plus course marshals will be on the course to answer questions. Contact us with special requests or questions in advance at kelly@RaceSLO.com.

The new, beautiful loop courses for 2017 feature scenic tours of San Luis Obispo starting and finishing near the Madonna Inn. Runners will head out toward the beautiful Irish Hills Natural Preserve and then loop toward historic downtown San Luis Obispo to enjoy the Fremont Theatre, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and a Frank Lloyd Wright designed building. In addition, runners will also experience the Railroad District, Islay’s Streets charming bungalows and Victorians and, finally, a scenic downhill finish line at the Madonna Inn grounds.

For more road closure information, including zone maps, go to:

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Established in 2008 to bring world class sporting events to the beautiful California Central Coast, the Race SLO 2017 event line-up includes the 6th SLO Marathon + Half and 5K (Spring 2017), the NEW Healthy Running Sports Medicine Conference (Spring 2017), SLO Ultra trail races & NEW Mountain Bike Race at Wild Cherry Canyon (Fall 2017) and SLO GranFondo cycling & VIP event (Fall 2017).

The Race SLO Team organizes and produces both fun & competitive running and cycling events that create a positive impact on both our participants and local communities.

Our mission: Through human experiences, we create social & economic impact to share our legacy.

Come experience the best the California Central Coast has to offer: year-round sunshine, rolling green hills, unspoiled open roads, first class finish lines and more. Come Race SLO: #EnduranceTownUSA!

Visit RaceSLO.com for more information.